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placename:- Low Sadgill
other name:- Low Sadghyll
locality:- Sadgill
locality:- Longsleddale
parish Longsleddale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
Altitude 645 feet
coordinates:- NY48230564
10Km square:- NY40

1Km square NY4805

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Low Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- From high on Great Howe. -- 11.2003
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Low Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 27.8.2009

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 27 6,7)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
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Sadgill
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

descriptive text:- Wilson 1912

Book, Longsleddale, by F M Wilson, published by T Wilson, Kendal, Westmorland, 1912.
... There is no public house, no hostelry of any sort in this dale. The coach 'puts up' at the Fishwick's Farm. Here you will be well attended to and entertained at the same time. Mine hostess is widely and deservedly famed.

placename:- Fishwick's Farm
date:- 1912
period:- 1910s

old map:- OS 1881-82 New Series (outline edition)

Maps, parts of Westmorland, Cumberland, etc now Cumbria, New Series 1 inch maps of England, published by the Ordnance Survey, London, 1881-82; sheets 7, 11, 12, 16..19, 22..25, 28..31, 37..40, 47..50, 58.
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Not labelled.
date:- 1881=1882
period:- 19th century, late; 1880s

descriptive text:- Bulmer 1880s (1st edn 1885/Wmd)

Series of books, each the History, Topography, and Directory of a county in the NW, mostly by T F Bulmer, published by T Bulmer and Co, Manchester, Lancashire, 1880s; 2nd editions 1900s-10s.
Fishwick John, Low Sadgill
person:- farmer : Fishwick, John
date:- 1885
period:- 19th century, late; 1880s

old map:- Fields 1875

date:- 1875
period:- 19th century, late; 1870s

old map:- Kendal Corn Rent Act 1836

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SAD GILL
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

tithe schedule:- Kendal Corn Rent Act 1836 -- perhaps relevant

Beware/ The schedule is arranged by Person; interpretting it by Place is not a certain procedure.
Various parts of Sadgill are particularly difficult to disentangle, and this entry includes part of Stockdale.
Schedule, each row gives:-
Field no. / Tenant's name / Close ie Field name / Type of culture / Area, acres
Owned by John Anson, tenanted by himself; Sad Gill.
/ / Anson John
/ 405a / Himself 1/2 / Green Road &c / Pas. / 0 140
/ 426 / Do / Hote Green / Ar & Mea / 1 220
/ 427 / Do / Newlands / Pas / 2 140
/ 428 / Do / Ing / Mea / 2 740
/ 429 / Do / [Muglands] / Ar & Mea / 2 535
/ 430 / Do / Rough Craggs / Pas / 89 780
/ 431 / Do / Bank / Pas / 24 100
/ 432 / Do / Bank Foot / Pas / 5 825
/ 433 / Do / Wood / Pas & Wood / 7 515
/ 434 / Do / Sheep Folds / / 0 060
/ 435 / Do / High Parrock / Pas / 0 815
/ 436 / Do / Low Do / Pas / 0 655
/ 437 / Do / Homestead Lane &c at Sad Gill / Mea / 0 265
/ 438 / Do / Brackenny brow / Mea / 3 895
/ 439 / Do / Copse How / Mea / 4 055
/ 440 / Do / Bonfire / Ar & Mea / 4 590
/ 441 / Do / Hoghouse Close top / Mea / 1 650
/ 442 / Do / Broad field / Mea / 3 135
/ 443 / Do / Goose Mire / Mea / 1 080
/ 445 / Do / Carr / Mea / 0 945
/ 446 / Do / House & Garden at Stockdale / / 0 120
/ 447 / Do / Parrock / Mea / 0 165
/ 448 / Do / Pant / Mea / 0 565
/ 462 / 4/25 Do or 2 Gaits / Stockdale Bank / Pas / 10 315
/ 463 / 1/12 Do 1 Gait / Middleton Bank / Pas / 4 710
/ 466 / 1/12 / Drift Road / Pas / 0 045
/ / / / / [total] 174 275
Owned by Michael Mattinson, tenanted by himself; Sad Gill.
/ / Mattinson Michael
/ 390 / Himself / Low Close / Ar & Mea / 3 440
/ 391 / Do / High Bryers / Ar & Mea / 1 800
/ 392 / Do / Low Bank / Pas / 36 980
/ 393 / Do / Ellar Hagg / Wood / 1 095
/ 394 / Do / Three Rood / Ar & Mea / 1 545
/ 395 / Do / Middle Close / Ar & Mea / 2 535
/ 396 / Do / Old Close / Mea / 4 300
/ 397 / Do / Oak Rigg / Ar & Mea / 2 450
/ 398 / Do / Hoghouse & fold / / 0 220
/ 399 / Do / High Bank / Pas / 77 435
/ 400 / Do / Wood / / 13 400
/ 401 / Do / Calf Parrock / Pas / 3 260
/ 402 / Do / Bogg / Mea / 2 105
/ 403 / Do / Midge Parrock / Wood / 0 115
/ 404 / Do / Builds &c at Sad Gill / / 0 550
/ 405 / Do / Tip Parrock / Pas / 0 615
/ 405a / 1/2 Do / Waste &c / Pas / 0 145
/ 406 / Do / Hill / Pas / 0 980
/ 407 / Do / Sheep Folds / / 0 075
/ 408 / Do / Thom Spring / Wood / 5 680
/ 409 / Do / Hote Green / Mea / 0 960
/ 410 / Do / Sheep Folds / / 0 045
/ 411 / Do / Back Side / Pas / 0 440
/ 412 / Do / Homstd. &c / / 0 315
/ 413 / Do / Thom Low Grassing / Wood / 5 680
/ 414 / Do / Fair Place / Pas / 1 695
/ 415 / Do / Thom Far Grassing / Pas & Wood / 16 555
/ 416 / Do / Thom High bank / Pas / 30 000
/ 417 / Do / Thom Ing / Ar & Mea / 3 250
/ 418 / Do / Ing Head / Ar & Mea / 7 380
/ 419 / Do / Muglands / Ar & Mea / 1 945
/ 420 / Do / Dunna Crag / Pas / 22 080
/ 421 / Do / Force Bank / Ar & Mea / 1 745
/ 422 / Do / Bryers / Ar & Mea / 4 600
/ 423 / Do / Redding / Ar & Mea / 2 375
/ 424 / Do / Pike Rigg / Ar & Mea / 6 115
/ 426 / Do / Broad Field / Mea / 1 405
/ / / / / [total] 268 590

placename:- Sad Gill
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd)

Map, The County of Westmoreland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed by J Ainslie and perhaps T Donald, engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
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Sand Gills
circle, labelled in italic lowercase text; settlement, farm, house, or hamlet?

placename:- Sand Gills
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

old text:- Murray 1889

Guide book, A Handbook to the English Lakes, edited by PHS, published by John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, edn 1889.
Index and directory, p157:-
LONG SLEDDALE ... Tea may be had at Sadghyll Farm House

placename:- Sadghyll Farm House
date:- 1889
period:- 19th century, late; 1880s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
LOW SADGILL FARMHOUSE AND ATTACHED OUTBUILDINGS / / / LONGSLEDDALE / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76407 / NY4823605651

placename:- Low Sadgill Farm
district:- South Lakeland
listed building
coordinates:- NY48230565
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

old map:- Hodgson 1828

Map, 4 sheets, Westmorland, by T Hodgson, scale about 1 1/4 inches to 1 mile, engraved by W R Gardner, ?published by C Smith, 1828.
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date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

photographs
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button to large Low Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Oak tree at S of house, snow. -- 5.12.2010

photographs
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button to large Low Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Postcard, photograph in the Si-Ko series, 1920s-30s?
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button to large Low Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Postcard, photograph by Atkinson and Pollitt, Kendal, 1920s?
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button to large Low Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Postcard, photograph by Ewan, Kendal, 1900s?

photographs
Sent to Miss J Blenkinship, Langholme, Gilligate, Kendal; postmark 9 December 1931.
courtesy of John Bennet
tiny photograph, 
button to large Low Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- ''SADGHYLL', LONGSLEDDALE, NR. KENDAL'

census returns:- Census 1891

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
John Fishwick / Head / M / 60 / / Farmer / Selside Wstm'ld
Cicely Fishwick / Wife / M / / 34 / -ditto- wife / Mardale
Mary Fishwick / Daughter / Unmarried / / 16 / -ditto- daughter / Kentmere
Joseph Fishwick / Son / / 12 / / Scholar / Kentmere
Agnes Fishwick / Daughter / / / 10 / Scholar / Winster
Bridget Fishwick / Daughter / / / 7 / Scholar / Longsleddale
Isabel Fishwick / Daughter / / / 5 / / Longsleddale
Miles Fishwick / Son / / 2 / / / Longsleddale
James Airey / Servant / Unmarried / 29 / / Farm servant / Kentmere
date:- 1891
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

census returns:- Census 1881

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Suzannah Green / Head / Widow / / 75 / / Kendal
William Green / Son / Unmarried / 50 / / Farmer of 497 acres - with 1 boy / Kentmere
Agnes Green / Daughter / Unmarried / / 46 / Farmer's daughter / Longsleddale
William Gilpin / Servant / Unmarried / 16 / / Farm servant Indoor / Longsleddale
date:- 1881
period:- 19th century, late; 1880s

census returns:- Census 1871

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Edmund Hudson / Head / M / 47 / / Farmer / Longsleddale
Eleanor Hudson / Wife / M / / 32 / / Over Staveley
Agnes Hudson / Daughter / / / 9 / Scholar / Longsleddale
Thomas Hudson / Son / / 7 / / Scholar / Longsleddale
George Hudson / Son / / 4 / / / Longsleddale
Isabella Hudson / Daughter / / / 2 / / Longsleddale
James Gilpin / Servant / Unmarried / 22 / / Farm servant Indoor / Kentmere
Grace Nelson / Servant / Unmarried / / 18 / Domestic servant / Ravenstondale
date:- 1871
period:- 19th century, late; 1870s

census returns:- Census 1861

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Edmund Hudson / Head / M / 37 / / Farmer of 180 acres / Longsleddale
Eleanor Hudson / Wife / M / / 22 / -ditto- wife / Over StaveleyR
R K Knowles / Servant / Unmarried / 16 / / Servant / Selside
date:- 1861
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

census returns:- Census 1851

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Benjamin Martindale / Head / M / 50 / / Farmer of 120 acres / Kendal
Betty Martindale / Wife / M / / 46 / -ditto- wife / Cartmell Lancashire
William Martindale / Son / Unmarried / 25 / / -ditto- son / Kendal
Mark Martindale / Son / Unmarried / 23 / / -ditto- / Kendal
Benjamin Martindale / Son / Unmarried / 20 / / -ditto- / Kendal
Agnes Martindale / Daughter / Unmarried / / 17 / -ditto- daughter / Kendal
John Martindale / Son / Unmarried / 15 / / -ditto- son / Kendal
date:- 1851
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

census returns:- Census 1841

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Benjamin Martindale / / / 40 / / Farmer /
Betty Martindale / / / / 35 / /
William Martindale / / / 15 / / /
Mark Martindale / / / 13 / / /
Benjamin Martindale / / / 10 / / /
Agnes Martindale / / / / 8 / /
John Martindale / / / 6 / / /
Elizabeth Kitchen / / / / 14 / House servant /
date:- 1841
period:- 19th century, early; 1840s

shepherds guide:- Wilson 1913

Wilson's New Shepherds' Guide, by Thomas Wilson, Keswick, Cumberland, 1913.
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Joseph Fishwick, Low Sadgill; cropped near ear, red stroke over fillets and down both lisks, and a stroke from that up the back to shoulders. Inside sheep, M on near mid rib.

placename:- Low Sadgill
person:- : Fishwick, Joseph
date:- 1913
period:- 1910s

shepherds guide:- Gate 1879

Gate's Shepherd's Guide, by Daniel Gate, Keswick, Cumberland, published by Brash Bros, Cockermouth, Cumberland, 1879.
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WILLIAM GREEN, Low Sadgill; cropped near, stroke over fillets and down both lisks, and a stroke from that up the back to shoulders.

placename:- Low Sadgill
person:- : Green, William
date:- 1879
period:- 19th century, late; 1870s

directory:- Kelly 1897

Kelly's Directory of Cumberland and Westmorland, published by Kelly and Co, London, 1897.
LONG SLEDDALE. / COMMERCIAL. / Fishwick John, farmer, Low Sadgill

placename:- Low Sadgill
person:- farmer : Fishwick, John
date:- 1897
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

directory:- Kelly 1894

Kelly's Directory of Cumberland and Westmorland, published by Kelly and Co, London, 1894.
Fishwick John, farmer, Low Sadgill

placename:- Low Sadgill
person:- farmer : Fishwick, John
date:- 1894
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

directory:- Bulmer 1880s (1st edn 1885/Wmd)

Series of books, each the History, Topography, and Directory of a county in the NW, mostly by T F Bulmer, published by T Bulmer and Co, Manchester, Lancashire, 1880s; 2nd editions 1900s-10s.
LONG SLEDDALE TOWNSHIP. / Farmers. / Fishwick John, Low Sadgill

placename:- Low Sadgill
person:- farmer : Fishwick, John
date:- 1885
period:- 19th century, late; 1880s

directory:- Bulmer 1880s (2nd edn 1905/Wmd)

Series of books, each the History, Topography, and Directory of a county in the NW, mostly by T F Bulmer, published by T Bulmer and Co, Manchester, Lancashire, 1880s; 2nd editions 1900s-10s.
LONGSLEDDALE. / Farmers. / Fishwick John, High and Low Sadgill

placename:- Low Sadgill
person:- farmer : Fishwick, John
date:- 1905
period:- 1900s

directory:- Kelly 1921

Directory, Kelly's Directory of Cumberland and Westmorland, published by Kelly's Directories, London, 1921.
LONG SLEDDALE. / COMMERCIAL. Marked thus [circle] farm 150 acres or over. / [circle] Fishwick Joseph, farmer, Low Sadgill, High Sadgill & Middle Sadgill

placename:- Low Sadgill
person:- farmer : Fishwick, Joseph
date:- 1921
period:- 1920s

directory:- Kelly 1914

Directory, Kelly's Directory of Cumberland and Westmorland, published by Kelly's Directories, London, 1914.
LONG SLEDDALE. / COMMERCIAL. / Fishwick Joseph, farmer, Low Sadgill, High Sadgill & Middle Sadgill

placename:- Low Sadgill
person:- farmer : Fishwick, Joseph
date:- 1914
period:- 1910s

directory:- Kelly 1910

Directory, Kelly's Directory of Cumberland and Westmorland, published by Kelly's Directories, London, 1910.
LONG SLEDDALE. / COMMERCIAL. / Fishwick Joseph, farmer, Low Sadgill, High Sadgill & Middle Sadgill

placename:- Low Sadgill
person:- farmer : Fishwick, Joseph
date:- 1910
period:- 1910s

directory:- Kelly 1906

LONG SLEDDALE. / COMMERCIAL / Fishwick John, farmer, Low Sadgill & High Sadgill

placename:- Low Sadgill
person:- farmer : Fishwick, John
date:- 1906
period:- 1900s

directory:- Kelly 1858

Post Office Directory of Westmoreland and Cumberland, published by Kelly and Co, London, 1858.
Long Sleddale / COMMERCIAL / Martindale, Benj. farmer, Low Sadgill

placename:- Low Sadgill
person:- farmer : Martindale, Benjamin
date:- 1858
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

directory:- Mannex 1849 -- perhaps relevant

Book, History, Topography, and Directory of Westmorland, and Lonsdale North of the Sands in Lancashire, by P J Mannex, published by Simpkin, Marshall and Co, London, 1849.
LONGSLEDDALE TOWNSHIP. / Farmers [dagger] are Yeomen. / Martindale, Ben. Sadgill hill

placename:- Sadgill Hill
person:- farmer : Martindale, Benjamin
date:- 1849
period:- 19th century, early; 1840s

fiction Low Sadgill is said to be the model for Burwood Farm in Long Whindale in
Ward, Humphrey, Mrs: 1888: Robert Elsmere
Chapter 1:-
...
On one of these solitary houses the afternoon sun, about to descend before very long behind the hills dividing Long Whindale from Shanmoor, was still lingering on this May afternoon we are describing, bringing out the whitewashed porch and the broad bands of white edging the windows into relief against the gray stone of the main fabric, the gray roof overhanging it, and the group of sycamores and Scotch firs which protected it from the cold east and north. The western light struck full on a copper beech, which made a welcome patch of warm colour in front of a long gray line of outhouses standing level with the house, and touched the heckberry blossom which marked the upward course of the little lane connecting the old farm with the road; above it rose the green fell, broken here and there by jutting crags, and below it the ground sank rapidly through a piece of young hazel plantation, at this moment a sheet of bluebells, towards the level of the river. The was a dainty and yet sober brightness about the whole picture. ...
The distant aspect of Burwood farm differed in nothing from that of the few other farmhouses which dotted the fells or clustered beside the river between it and the rocky end of the valley. But as one came nearer, certain signs of difference became visible. The garden, instead of being the old-fashioned medley of phloxes, lavender bushes, monthly roses, gooseberry trees, herbs, and pampass grass, with which the farmers' wives of Long Whindale loved to fill their little front enclosures, was trimly laid down in turf dotted with neat flower-beds, full at the moment we are writing of with orderly patches of scarlet and purple anemones, wallflowers, and pansies. At the side of the house a new bow window, modest enough in dimensions and make, had been thrown out on to another close-shaven piece of lawn, and by its suggestion of a distant sophisticated order of things disturbed the homely impression left by the untouched ivy-grown walls, the unpretending porch, and wide slate window-sills of the front. And evidently the line of sheds standing level with the dwelling-house no longer sheltered the animals, the carts, or the tools which make the small capital of a Westmoreland farmer. The windows in them were new, the doors fresh painted and closely shut; curtains of some soft outlandish make showed themselves in what had once been a stable, and the turf stretched smoothly up to a narrow gravelled path in front of them, unbroken by a single footmark. No, evidently the old farm, for such it undoubtedly was, had been but lately, or comparatively lately, transformed to new and softer uses; that rough patriarchal life of which it had once been a symbol and centre no longer bustled and clattered through it. It had become the shelter of new ideals, the home of another and a milder race than once possessed it.
...

photographs
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button to large Low Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 7.7.2009
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button to large Low Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 7.7.2009
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button to large Low Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 4.11.2010
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button to large Low Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- A little snow. -- 21.12.2004
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button to large Low Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Brand new sign:- -- 'Low Sadgill / MN 2009' -- 9.10.2009
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button to large Low Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 'Low Sadgill, farm access only' occasionally picked out again in white paint on the old wood.
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button to large Low Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 5.12.2010
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button to large Low Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 5.12.2010

photographs
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button to large Low Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Plaque on the house wall; rescued by Tom Walshaw from a local authority yard in Preston? -- 7.7.2009
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button to large Low Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Red white and grey; berberis and geraniums. -- 15.12.2004
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button to large Low Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Front door furniture. -- 7.7.2009
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button to large Low Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Front door furniture, inside. -- 7.7.2009
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button to large Low Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Chimney top. -- 27.10.2009

photographs
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button to large Low Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Rainbow. -- 25.8.2005
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button to large Low Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Rainbow. -- 26.5.2009
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button to large Low Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Clouds lit by sunset. -- 21.11.2008

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